Nancy Blake, PhD, MN

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Location:
Email: nblake@chla.usc.edu
Phone: 323-361-2164

Faculty Research and Clinical Expertise

Education

Mount Saint Mary’s College, BSN, 1980, Nursing University of California, Los Angeles, MN, 1989, Nursing Administration University of California, Los Angeles, PhD, 2012, Nursing

Honors and Awards

1989 Recipient of the Outstanding Graduate Research Award from Sigma Theta Tau 1989 Nominated to Who’s Who among Students in American Universities and College 1996, 2006, 2009 Nominated for the Nurse week Excellence Award 2006 Recipient of the Leadership Excellence Award from the Association of California Nurse Leaders 2009 Recipient of the Nurse Leader Scholarship from the Camden Group 2010 Recipient of the Education Scholarship from the Association of California Nurse Leaders, $2,500 2011 Recipient of the Excellence in Education Award from the Society of Pediatric Nurses 2012 Recipient of First Place – Research Poster from the Society of Pediatric Nurses 2012 Recipient of a Research Scholarship from the Sigma Theta Tau Gamma Tau Chapter 2013 Induction as a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing 2015 Recipient of the Circle of Excellence Award from the American Association of Critical Care Nurses

Publications

Blake, N. (2016). Barriers to implementing and sustaining healthy work environments. AACN Adv Crit Care, 27 (1): xx-xx.

Blake, N. (2015). The healthy work environment standards: ten years later. AACN Adv Crit Care, 26 (2): 97-98.

Chung, S. & Blake, N. (2014). Family reunification after disasters. Clinical Pediatric Emergency Medicine, 15 (4): 334-342.

Blake, N., Gilmore, K., Dang, P. & Villareal, D. (2014). Reducing worker fatigue to create a healthy work environment. AACN Adv Crit Care, 25 (4): 326-329

Blake, N. (2014). The effect of alarm fatigue on the work environment. AACN Adv Crit Care, 25(1): 18-9.

Blake, N. (2013). Highlights from the creating healthy work environments conference. AACN Adv Crit Care, 24(4): 353-5.

Blake, N, Leach, L.S., Robbins, W., Pike, N. & Needleman, J. (2013). Healthy work environments and staff nurse retention: The relationship between communication, collaboration and leadership in the pediatric intensive care unit. Nurs Adm Q, 37 (4): 356-370.

Blake, N. (2013). Appropriate staffing for a healthy work environment. AACN Adv Crit Care, 24 (3): 245-248.

Blake, N. (2013).  Collaboration a key component of excellence.  AACN Adv Crit Care, 24 (1):    30-32.

Blake, N., Blayney, F., Loera, T., Rowlett, C. & Schmidt, D. (2012). A model of authentic leadership to support a healthy work environment.  AACN Adv Crit Care, 23 (4): 359-     361.

Blake, N., Mills, M. & Guerrero, V.  (2012). Radiology nursing staff use the HWE assessment tool to improve the work environment. AACN Adv Crit Care, 23 (2): 128-132.

Blake, N. (2012). Practical steps for implementing healthy work environments. AACN Adv Crit Care, 23 (1): 14-17.

Burkle, F.M., Argent, A.C., Kissoon, N. & Task Force for Pediatric Emergency Mass Critical Care (Blake, N.).  (2011). The reality of pediatric emergency mass critical care in the developing world.  Pediatr Crit Care Med, 12 (6 suppl): S 169-179.

Antommaria, A.H., Powell, T., Miller, J.E., Christian, M.D. & Task Force for Pediatric Emergency Mass Critical Care (Blake, N.).  (2011). Ethical issues in pediatric emergency mass critical care.  Pediatr Crit Care Med, 12 (6 suppl): S 163 -168.

Mason, K.E., Urbansky, H., Crocker, L., Connor, M., Anderson, M.R., Kissoon, N. & Task Force for Pediatric Emergency Mass Critical Care (Blake, N.).  (2011). Pediatric emergency mass critical care: focus on family-centered care.  Pediatr Crit Care Med, 12 (6 suppl): S 157 – 162.

Courtney, B., Hodge, J.G. & Task Force for Pediatric Emergency Mass Critical Care (Blake, N.).  (2011). Legal considerations during pediatric emergency mass critical care events.  Pediatr Crit Care Med, 12 (6 suppl): 152-156.

Burkle, F.M., Williams, A., Kissoon, N. & Task Force for Pediatric Emergency Mass Critical Care (Blake, N.). (2011). Pediatric emergency mass critical care:  the role of community preparedness in conserving critical care resources.  Pediatr Crit Care Med, 12 (6 suppl): S 141-151.

Tegtmeyer, K., Conway, E.E., Upperman, J., Kissoon, N. & Task Force for Pediatric Emergency Mass Critical Care (Blake, N.).  (2011). Education in a pediatric emergency mass critical care setting.  Pediatr Crit Care Med, 12 (6 suppl): 135 – 140.

Barfield, W.D., Krug, S.E., Kanter, R.K., Gausche-Hill, M., Brantley, M.D., Chung, S., Kissoon & Task Force for Pediatric Emergency Mass Critical Care (Blake, N.). (2011). Neonatal and pediatric regionalized systems in pediatric emergencies mass critical care.   Pediatr Crit Care Med, 12 (6 suppl): S 128 – 134.

Bohn, D., Kanter, R.K., Burns, J., Barfield, W.D., Kissoon, N. & Task Force for Pediatric Emergency Mass Critical Care (Blake, N.). (2011). Supplies and equipment for pediatric emergency mass critical care. Pediatr Crit Care Med, 12 (6 suppl): S 120-127.

Christian, M.D., Toltzis, P., Kanter, R.K., Burkle, F.M., Vernon, D.D., Kissoon, N. & Task Force for Pediatric Emergency Mass Critical Care (Blake, N.).  (2011).Treatment and triage guidelines for pediatric emergency mass critical care.  Pediatr Crit Care Med, 12   (6 suppl): S 109 -119.

Kissoon, N. & Task Force for Pediatric Emergency Mass Critical Care (Blake, N.).  (2011). Deliberations and recommendations of the Pediatric Emergency Mass Critical Care Task   Force: executive summary. Pediatr Crit Care Med,12 (6 suppl): S 103-108.

Blake, N., Stevenson, K. & England, D. (2009). H1N1 pandemic: life span considerations. AACN Adv Crit Care, 20 (4): 334-341.

Gold, J.I., Montano, Z., Shields, S., Mahrer, N.E., Vibhakar, V., Ybarra, T., Yee, N., Upperman, J., Blake, N., Stevenson, K. & Nager, A.  (2009). Pediatric disaster preparedness in the medical setting:  integrating mental health.  Am J Disaster Med, 4 (3): 137-146.

Blake, N. & Stevenson, K. (2009). Reunification: keeping families together in crisis.  J.Trauma,   67 (suppl): S 147-151.

Claudius, I., Behar, S., Ballow, S., Wood, R., Stevenson, K., Blake, N., & Upperman, J. (2008). Disaster drill exercise documentation and management: are we drilling to standard?  J  Emerg Nurs, 34 (6): 504-508.

Heath, J., Johanson, W. & Blake, N. (2004). Healthy work environments: a validation of the literature.  J Nurs Adm, 34 (11): 524-530